Fire pits are distinctly different from fireplaces. Most fire pits are round, low to the ground or at ground level and open on all sides. Fireplaces, on the other hand, tend to be larger, one-sided structures. When you have a fire pit in your garden, you need to be aware of the possibility that stray embers can easily escape the pit and blow into your yard. Having plants close to your fire pit might seem impossible, but we guarantee you that it is not.
You can still have a beautiful garden close to your fire pit if you are cautious and thoughtful regarding the matter at hand. Below, we share some of our top tips for incorporating plants around the centrepiece of your garden; the fire pit, of course!